The research says that the roads and bridges that are deficient, congested and lack desirable safety features cost drivers a total of $11.8 billion annually.
By rush hour Wednesday, more than 100 car wrecks had been reported on roads throughout Bucks County, said emergency officials.
Temperatures dropped through the morning, and as sleet and snow started to mix in, makign the choice to alter driving plans on the roads were looking better and better.
AAA says a survey of adults shows a majority of people do favor a higher gas tax as long as it goes for highway improvement.
Apparently, we do like to wave our arms and shake our fists though – we were among the top three most likely cities to do so.
Seven new fee increases are taking effect April 1.
Potholes are caused by macadam freezing and thawing, then cracking. But Leslie McCarthy, assistant professor of engineering at Villanova University, says tests are underway on new materials which resist contraction.
All of the damage caused by potholes means big business for some.
PennDOT and the Pa. Turnpike Commission have lifted some driving restrictions as the storm enters a lull.
It is in higher demand this Valentine’s Day than jewelry. It won’t melt your heart, but it will melt the snow on streets and sidewalks.
Dom Giordano talked to Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Wednesday about school funding, the transportation bill and gasoline taxes.
PennDOT has lifted speed restriction on several roads that were in place due to the weather.
Behind SEPTA’s 69th Street train station is the company’s repair hub, which has been busy due to the recent snow storms.
The roads in Bucks County are doing okay Wednesday evening. Main roads like 611 have been moving along fine, and even thought side streets are still snowy, they are certainly manageable.
PennDOT crews have begun mixing in calcium-chloride to their typical salt mixture because of plunging temperatures.